Power Systems and Energy Conservation Manager


Iowa City, IA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 173 days ago

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The primary purpose of this position is to manage initiatives to drive cost of energy from all sources to lower levels and to plan and direct activities to maintain the integrity of the Davenport Works Electrical Power Distribution Systems. The major activities and key challenges are as follows:


Oversee condition and effectiveness of location power distribution system to meet business needs. 

Coordinate and manage improvements to power system targeted at improving reliability, redundancy, and flexibility to meet the needs of the location.

Oversee and relentlessly pursue energy conservation initiatives to drive cost per pound related to energy to historical low values.

Work with plant management to establish a culture of energy awareness and conservation in plant operations and maintenance.

Manage interface with public utility services providers

Coordinate local activities to align with Corporate strategy. Support Local and Corporate initiatives related to power systems, energy buying, environmental, and energy conservation.

Lead capital improvement work as defined by the Engineering Manager in support of the duties of the position.

Support local energy tracking and accounting efforts

Essential knowledge and skills include:

Theoretical and practical expertise in design and maintenance of large facility power distribution systems.

Understanding of plant services systems and sources of significant energy use so that conservation plans can be developed and implemented

Working knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems

Proven ability to identify and implement technology to solve problems in new and innovative ways.

*** Understanding of basic WAGES accounting. ***

Minimum Years of Experience 7

Preferred Qualifications

Emphasis in power systems engineering

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Base Salary - $85,000 to $133,000

Full-time Benefits - Full 

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 

Commission Compensation - No 

Bonus Eligible - No 

Overtime Eligible - No 

Interview Travel Reimbursed - No 


7+ to 10 years experience

Seniority Level - Mid-Senior

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

$85K - $133K